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Posted 10/3/2017

Release no. 17-011

Hector Mosley

NEW JERSEY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Reevaluation Report/Environmental Assessment (HSGRR/EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Passaic Tidal Protection Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study is available for a 30-day public review period, which was extended to November 16th, 2017.

This Draft Integrated HSGRR/EA has been prepared to document the formulation and evaluation of plans to address coastal storm risk management in the Lower Passaic River Basin and the significance of potential environmental impacts of the Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) recommended in the report.  The report and associated documents are available at:


Written comments on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment should be submitted to:


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District Planning Division-Environmental Analysis Branch (Attn: Mr. Matthew Voisine)

26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278-0090


Public Comments can also be submitted by email to Mr. Voisine at


Comments received regarding the Draft HSGRR/EA will assist in the agency’s evaluation of the proposed action and will be reflected in the project record. All written comments, including contact information, will be made a part of the administrative record, available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Administrative Record, or portions thereof, may also be posted on a Corps of Engineers’ Internet website.


New York District is responsible for the Corps’ water resources development, navigation and regulatory activities in northeastern New Jersey, eastern and south-central New York State, and parts of Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The district is also responsible for design and construction at Army and Air Force installations in New Jersey, New York, and Greenland. The District also provides support following disasters and for the Global War on Terror.